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WON Preview: UFC 196 aftermath

SUBSCRIBERS READ IT HERE:  March 14, 2016 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Diaz defeats McGregor, Hayabusa passes away

A full rundown of UFC 196 and it's repercussions, details on the death of Hayabusa, WWE announces a physical Hall of Fame, plus tons more.  The records set by UFC 196 and the WWE records just broken are the lead stories in the new issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.  The aftermath of UFC 196, with Diaz's win over McGregor and Tate's win over Holm, what it means business-wise, lessons taught, what fight is out the window and what fights are still on the table, an early look at the business numbers.  Talk of future fights, TV, PPV and video numbers, the stories behind the fights, match-by-match coverage and the disclosed payoffs for the fighters.  The controversy in the Lawlor vs. Anderson match.
 
WWE's biggest crowds, this year's WrestleMania ticket sales and an update on the show.  Orlando getting next year's WrestleMania and talk of the physical WWE Hall of Fame. 
 
The death of Hayabusa, big announcements by New Japan, and a look at the New Japan Cup.
 
Features on the last three members of the WWE's 2016 Hall of Fame class with notes on their career.
 
The unique political situation in WWE right now and power dynamic.  The secondary ticket markets for WrestleMania, Hall of Fame and NXT in Dallas and which one has the greatest demand and why.  WWE lawsuit judgment, an update on Roman Reigns, WWE looking at more signings, Mauro Ranallo hosting a new weekly non-wrestling TV show, Undertaker's role on European tour, Kevin Owens' thoughts on the IC title, Rhino running for public office, update on Seth Rollins, Dwayne Johnson news, Y2AJ shirts, Kenny Omega and WWE, WWE gets awards, new WWE book, WWE TV show returning to network, notes on SummerSlam 2016 weekend, WWE tryout camp plus business notes from all the weekend shows and rundowns of the WWE & NXT brand events.
 
PWG's All-Star weekend.
 
The life and times of Lord James Blears and the glory days of 50th State Wrestling in Hawaii.  What made Hawaii the wrestling hotbed it was, as well as Blears' other life as the patriarch of the first family of surfing.
 
The monthly rundown of WWE business as well as that of TNA.
 
Rundowns of all the major television shows, the ratings and details of the ratings for all the major television shows, results of all the major arena events held around the world this past week.

READ IT HERE:  March 14, 2016 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Diaz defeats McGregor, Hayabusa passes away
A full rundown of UFC 196 and it's repercussions, details on the death of Hayabusa, WWE announces a physical Hall of Fame, plus tons more.

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Also in this issue:

--The complete lineup for the Dos Leyendas card, CMLL's first big event of the year with two hair matches

--Notes on the debut of the sons of Cien Caras

--Continuation of the Ultimo Guerrero vs. Atlantis feud

--Notes on the amazing Kamaitachi vs. Dragon Lee match from the past week

--Notes from the last Area Mexico shows

--Two of Mexico's all-time legends return for an Elite show

--Update on AAA bookings

--Notes on the debut of Octagon Jr.

--Update on the AAA Rey de Reyes tournament

--Japanese star with serious neck injury

--Dragon Gate's Champions Gate notes

--The next title matches in Dragon Gate

--Hayabusa's connection with Dragon Gate and Dragon Kid

--Financial issues with major Japan group

--Japanese star about to return after a broken neck

--More on the Hogan vs. Gawker case

--What will be the second biggest wrestling crowd of the year and where that took place

--Notes on Kota Ibushi coming to WWN

--Update on Jimmy Snuka trial

--Notes on WaleMania

--Big indie crowd reprises legendary feud

--Update on Rey Mysterio Jr. and indies

--Update on Jeff Jarrett's promotion

--Former WWE star wins Universal title in Puerto Rico

--Significant business deal getting close for Lucha Underground

--Notes on the next season of Lucha Underground

--Power structure in ROH

--Major international star off ROH for a short period of time

--Notes on this week's ROH show

--Joe Koff talks future of company

--Expected lineup for the next tour with New Japan talent and the scheduled dates

--TNA notes regarding the next tapings

--Davey Richards talks his recovery from knee surgery

--A look at the next several months of UFC main events

--Details of the major press conference with all the headliners that took place last week

--A look at UFC's next stadium event

--Notes from the next season of Ultimate Fighter

--Notes behind the Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Claudia Gadelha feud

--The Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier dynamic

--Paige VanZant on Dancing With The Stars

--Will one of UFC's major draws return in a few months

--Notes on this week's Invicta show

--Details of Chris Leben's career ending once again

--Rizin announces its first tag team match featuring MMA legends

--Update on crazy show in Phoenix with boxing, pro wrestling, grappling and MMA on same bill as unique announcing team

--MMA group looking at running weekly live events and television

--Will Kayla Harrison go into MMA?

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